English adjective: kind
|1.||kind having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior|
|Samples||Kind to sick patients.|
A kind master.
Kind words showing understanding and sympathy.
Thanked her for her kind letter.
|Similar||benevolent, benign, benignant, charitable, gentle, good-hearted, gracious, kind-hearted, kindhearted, kindly, large-hearted, openhearted, sympathetic|
|See also||benign, benignant, considerate, good-natured, merciful, soft|
|2.||kind agreeable, conducive to comfort|
|Samples||A dry climate kind to asthmatics.|
The genial sunshine.
Hot summer pavements are anything but kind to the feet.
|3.||kind tolerant and forgiving under provocation|
|Samples||Our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke.|
English noun: kind
|1.||kind (cognition) a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality|
|Samples||Sculpture is a form of art.|
What kinds of desserts are there?.
|Synonyms||form, sort, variety|
|Narrower (hyponym)||antitype, art form, brand, color, colour, description, flavor, flavour, genre, genus, ilk, like, like, make, manner, model, species, stripe, style, the like, the likes of, type|